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03:06, 2019-08-26

Trump official calls Zarif's G7 appearance a 'curveball' President Donald Trump said he had "no comment" after Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif made an unexpected arrival at the G7 summit to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron....
02:51, 2019-08-26

Journalist slain in Mexico promised readers “activism” Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission says a 12th journalist has been slain this year in the country, which is one of the world’s deadliest for the profession...
02:17, 2019-08-26

AP Interview: Sudan PM seeks end to country’s pariah status AP Interview: Sudan’s new prime minister says ending his country’s international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy...
02:17, 2019-08-26

Brazilians rally to support big corruption investigation Brazilians have rallied across the country to urge that the government keep pursuing a mammoth corruption investigation and to show support for the justice minister, who has been hit with allegations he abused his powers as a judge overseeing the probe...
02:17, 2019-08-26

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas site after Gaza rocket fire Israel’s military says its aircraft have carried out strikes on Hamas military positions in the Gaza Strip after three rockets were launched from the territory into southern Israel...
02:17, 2019-08-26

As U.S.-Taliban deal nears, Afghanistan’s Ghani hardens resolve to hold elections on time President Ashraf Ghani rejected concerns about security, including the fact that insurgent threats will keep 2,000 out of 7,400 polling places closed....
02:17, 2019-08-26

2021 Land Rover Defender Spied Testing On The Nürburgring Again While we may have seen the just about the entirety of the 2021 Land Rover Defender already, the new Landie remains in development and can still be spotted testing in camouflage in some of the most seemingly unlikely places....
01:51, 2019-08-26

The Time Bertone Built Volvo Limousines For East German Bureaucrats Volvo’s legendary 240-series sedan and wagon are far better known as rusty suburban dailies for high school kids than they are for ferrying statesmen around, but, with Bertone’s help, the venerable 240 didn’t just become the chopped down 262C coupe for buyers like David Bowie. It also became the 264...
01:51, 2019-08-26

The Canadian-Market Land Cruiser Normal People Can't Buy Though it’s far from confirmed, rumors abound that the current Toyota Land Cruiser could be the last one destined for the U.S. market. The robustly-built $90,000 SUV sells slowly to a small but dedicated fanbase, but they may have to settle for its Lexus-badged LX instead, just like our friends in C...
01:51, 2019-08-26

What Makes A Great Car Decal? The other day I was watching a video on youtube about AMC and I was reminded of the Hurst SC/Rambler, a car that featured some really special decals on the hood....
01:51, 2019-08-26

Fiat Chrysler Will Design Jeeps And Rams For Latin America In Brazil A few months after announcing a massive $4 billion investment in its Brazilian business, Fiat Chrysler has opened a new design center in Betim, Minas Gerais, Brazil which they say will work on products for all of FCA’s brands, including Jeep and Ram....
01:51, 2019-08-26

Forget The RS6. What You Want Is This RS2. We all lost our minds this past Tuesday when Audi announced that its 2020 RS6 Avant is going to be available in the United States. That’s big news. Really, it is. But here’s the thing. A different hot Audi wagon can now be imported to the United States this year too, and now there’s finally one for ...
01:51, 2019-08-26

The Toyota TJ Cruiser Could Be Headed For Production: Report According to reports from Japan, Toyota’s TJ Cruiser, which was shown at the Tokyo Auto Show in 2017, could be headed for production. The TJ concept, if you don’t remember, was somewhat of a cross between a rugged SUV and a van, with fold-flat seats for four and a toughened load space for durability...
01:51, 2019-08-26

Oh me? Oh me? Don’t mind me. Just up to my usual over here, taking a drive on the beach. What? No. Of course there’s nothing suspicious at all under that tarp. I promise....
01:51, 2019-08-26

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
01:17, 2019-08-26

Netanyahu Reaches for the Russian Vote For years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has largely ceded efforts to woo Russian-speaking immigrants to a rival who had helped him form coalition governments. Now, he sees Russian speakers as a key to his political survival....
01:17, 2019-08-26

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria to Prevent 'Killer Drone' Attack Israel said it struck military facilities in Syria to prevent suspected planned attacks from Iranian forces, raising the risk of a clash with Tehran amid a broader Israeli campaign to counter the military activities of the Islamic Republic....
01:17, 2019-08-26

Tension Between Trump, World Leaders Takes Spotlight at G-7 Summit President Trump clashed with world leaders over the U.S. trade war with China and a host of foreign-policy issues at a Group of Seven summit that showed his isolation on the world stage....
01:17, 2019-08-26

Iranian Official Surprises World Leaders With Unannounced Visit to G-7 Summit (BIARRITZ, France) — A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and headed straight to the buildings where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle the country’s nuclear ambitions. France’s surprise invitation o...
01:17, 2019-08-26

Hawaii or Spain? Experts say it may not matter where telescope is built There's no significant opposition to putting the telescope on La Palma like there is in Hawaii, where some Native Hawaiians consider the mountain sacred....
00:17, 2019-08-26

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarification from the White House about "second thoughts" on the decision....
00:17, 2019-08-26

Police draw guns, fire water canons on Hong Kong protesters Police in Hong Kong deployed water cannons and an officer fired a live shot into the air as violence erupted in the ongoing pro-democracy protests on Sunday....
00:17, 2019-08-26

N. Korea says it tested new super-large multiple rocket launcher North Korea said Sunday that it successfully tested a "new" super-large multiple rocket launch system the previous day under the guidance of leader Kim Jong-un....
00:17, 2019-08-26

Lebanon warns against Israeli aggression after drone explosion Lebanon warned against Israeli aggression on Sunday after three people were killed in an airstrike in Syria and an apparently botched drone strike in Beirut....
00:17, 2019-08-26

Italy's 5-Star, PD struggling to find deal on new govt ahead of deadline Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star party and the main center-left opposition PD are struggling to break a logjam over who could lead a new government as a deadline to avoid early elections draws near....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Hezbollah leader says Israel should be on high alert after Beirut, Syria attacks The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah vowed to down any Israeli drones in Lebanese airspace and warned Israel's military to be ready for a response after what he said was an Israeli drone attack in Beirut on Sunday....
23:51, 2019-08-25

No progress made persuading Trump to ease oil waivers at G7: European diplomat Leaders of G7 nations failed at a summit dinner on Saturday to make progress in persuading U.S. President Donald Trump to reissue oil sanction waivers, a European diplomat familiar with the discussion said....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Hezbollah leader says Israeli army to face quick retaliation to drone 'attack' in Beirut Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday warned the Israeli army stationed along the border with Lebanon that his movement was preparing an imminent response to two Israeli drones which crashed overnight in a suburb of Beirut....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Pompeo voices support for Israel after Israeli air strikes in Syria U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Israeli air strikes in Syria, expressed Washington's support for Israel's right to defend itself from the threat posed by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the State Department said on Sunday....
23:51, 2019-08-25

France says it told G7 partners 'early enough' of Iran's Zarif visit France told its G7 partners of the Iranian foreign minister's surprise visit for side talks at a summit as soon as it was possible, a French official said on Sunday, after the White House said the move had surprised President Donald Trump....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Sudan's sovereign council declares state of emergency in Port Sudan Sudan's newly-created sovereign council formally declared a state of emergency in the city of Port Sudan on Sunday, following tribal clashes that police say have killed at least 16 people....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Protest chaos grips Hong Kong with tear gas, water cannon and pouring rain Police fired water cannon and tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, the second day of violent clashes in the Chinese-ruled city....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Belgian festival draws criticism over blackface 'Savage' character Hundreds of spectators cheered and applauded as the chief protagonist of a Belgian parade - "the Savage" - appeared in the town of Ath on Sunday, but anti-racism groups strongly criticized the character and his blackface disguise....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Coalition destroys missiles fired by Houthis at Saudi Arabia: spokesman A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired by the Iran-aligned group targeting civilians in Jizan, southwest of the kingdom, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Iraq Shi'ite militia blame Israel for deadly air raid near Syria border Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary groups blamed Israel on Sunday for raids by unmanned aircraft which they said killed at least one of their fighters near to the Syrian border....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Trump, Abe say U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on trade deal The United States and Japan agreed in principle on Sunday to core elements of a trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they hoped to sign in New York next month....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Five Turkish generals handed in resignations: Cumhuriyet paper Five generals from the Turkish army have handed in resignations in the wake of a military council meeting earlier this month, opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet said on Sunday....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest, according to a government video....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Iran's Quds force chief Soleimani says 'insane operations' are Israel's last struggles: tweet The chief of Iran's Quds force, Qassem Soleimani, reacting to an Israeli air strike in Syria and the crash of two Israeli drones in a Beirut suburb, tweeted on Sunday that "these were the last struggles" of Israel....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Iran's Zarif leaves G7 talks, unclear if progress made to ease tensions Iran's foreign minister made a flying visit for talks with host France at the G7 summit on Sunday, as Paris ramped up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, a dramatic diplomatic move that the White House said had surprised them....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Trump caught off guard as Iran's Zarif visits G7 summit town Iran's foreign minister paid a visit to a G7 summit in France on Sunday, an unexpected twist to a meeting already troubled by differences between U.S. President Donald Trump and Western allies over a raft of issues, including Iran....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to dispatch the military to assist in firefighting....
23:51, 2019-08-25

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus....
23:17, 2019-08-25

Mixed messages from Trump on China trade war during G7 U.S. President Donald Trump’s only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn’t raise them higher, his press secretary said Sunday after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China....
22:51, 2019-08-25

North Korea says test of new ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher was a success The North’s Korean Central News Agency said Saturday’s weapons test was successful and cited Kim as saying the rocket launcher is “indeed a great weapon.”...
22:51, 2019-08-25

Trump approves of Johnson’s tough approach to Brexit, promises ‘very big trade deal’ The British prime minister has vowed to bring his country out of the EU on Oct. 31 no matter what, an approach that has raised worries about a chaotic divorce that could cause chaos and hurt the economy. Trump promised that he and Johnson would work out “a very big trade deal” between their nations ...
22:51, 2019-08-25

Paralyzed doctor from Alberta undergoes second experimental surgery in Thailand A paralyzed Alberta man is back from Thailand after having a second experimental surgery that has given him some hope he'll be able to move more of his body....
22:51, 2019-08-25

| Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre....
21:51, 2019-08-25

| Indian girl's throat slit in spate of deadly kite accidents A young girl riding on a motorcycle with her father in New Delhi has died after a glass-coated kite string slit her throat, reports said Sunday, the second incident in a week....
21:51, 2019-08-25

| Shrugging off Trump, FBI tackles right-wing extremists The FBI has arrested at least seven right-wing extremists in what appears to be a more earnest effort to target white nationalist threats in the United States....
21:51, 2019-08-25

| Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up Brazil has deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead of nationwide protests over the destruction....
21:51, 2019-08-25

| WATCH: Seven dead in midair collision in Mallorca Seven people including two children have been killed in a midair collision between a helicopter and a light aircraft over Spain's Mallorca island, authorities said....
21:51, 2019-08-25

‘A Test of Unity.’ Power Moves and Posturing as G7 Summit Gets Underway (BIARRITZ, France) — The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for a summit photo. French President Emmanuel Macron, the host, cornered Donald Trump at the American leader’s hotel with an impromptu lunch invitation. It was something of a p...
20:51, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Police Draw Weapons, Deploy Water Cannons in Latest Night of Violent Protests (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong drew their guns Sunday night after a small group of protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and used tear gas to clear pro-democracy demonstrators who had taken over a street The confrontations were the latest violence in a summer of protests that h...
20:51, 2019-08-25

Brazil Begins Deploying Troops to Fight Amazon Rainforest Fires (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. President Jair Bolsonaro also tried to temper global concern, saying tha...
20:51, 2019-08-25

Amid Climate Change, Arctic Region Evolves Into Strategic, Economic Hotspot (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn’t fill a football stadium — are poor, with a high rate of substance ab...
20:51, 2019-08-25

'Critically endangered': Countries come together in efforts to protect sharks and rays The U.S. voted against the initiative addressing the trade of mako sharks, but was in favor of proposals helping wedgefishes and guitarfishes.        ...
19:34, 2019-08-25

Stakes raised in US, Iran tensions: Drone war takes flight The aircraft is seen as appealing to some nations because they don't risk the lives of pilots and can be small enough to evade defense systems.        ...
19:34, 2019-08-25

Notting Hill Carnival: Stunning archive pictures show Europe's biggest street party through the years As Notting Hill Carnival rolls into town for another year, stunning archive pictures have been unearthed which show Europe's biggest street party through the years....
18:34, 2019-08-25

Southall stabbing: Fatal victim 'begged for wife' after being knifed in leafy west London suburb A fatal stabbing victim begged to see his wife after he was attacked with a knife when leaving a pub in a leafy suburb in west London, according to a witness who gave first aid....
18:34, 2019-08-25

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond demands Boris Johnson apologises over 'Operation Yellowhammer' dossier leak allegations Former Chancellor Philip Hammond has called for Boris Johnson to apologise following claims that ministers from Theresa May's government leaked the "Operation Yellowhammer" papers....
18:34, 2019-08-25

Row erupts between Downing Street and Channel 4 after Boris Johnson scraps interview after 'coward' rebuke from news chief A row has erupted between Downing Street and Channel 4 after Boris Johnson refused to give an interview at the G7 summit, days after being criticised by the broadcaster's news chief....
18:34, 2019-08-25

Strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian to target Lesser Antilles early this week The Lesser Antilles are being put on alert for impacts from Tropical Storm Dorian ranging from strong winds and rough surf to localized flooding early this week....
18:00, 2019-08-25

Belgian parade goes ahead despite racism objections A Belgian street festival featuring a character called “Savage” played by a white person in blackface makeup has gone ahead amid objections from anti-racism activists...
18:00, 2019-08-25

Barcelona police clear beach amid report of explosive device Authorities in Barcelona evacuated one of the Spanish city’s popular beaches Sunday after what is suspected to be a bomb dating from the Spanish Civil War was found in the sea...
18:00, 2019-08-25

White House reverses Trump on China ‘second thoughts’ President Donald Trump’s only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn’t raise them higher, his press secretary says after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China...
18:00, 2019-08-25

Migrant dies after van plunges into river in Croatia A migrant dies in Croatia after a van carrying 12 of them plunges into river and police in Northern Macedonia discover 30 migrants in an abandoned truck...
18:00, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons as violence returns to protests The new police tactic came after the protest descended into a street battle that left a main thoroughfare littered with bricks and empty canisters of tear gas....
18:00, 2019-08-25

G7 summit: Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on China sooner President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G-7 summit in Barritz, France that required a clarification from the White House....
17:00, 2019-08-25

Donald Trump, Boris Johnson Offer Help As Fires Scorching Amazon Grow Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a......
16:00, 2019-08-25

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favorite roadside stand before heading......
16:00, 2019-08-25

Tourist With One Of The Most Contagious Viruses Visited Disneyland A teenager with measles was infectious when she visited Disneyland, Universal Studios and other tourist hotspots in Southern California earlier this month, public health officials said....
16:00, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Protesters Throw Petrol Bombs At CCTV Cameras; 29 Arrested Hong Kong's police said on Sunday they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to disperse anti-government protesters, as the Asian financial hub braced for......
16:00, 2019-08-25

Donald Trump Paints Picture Of Unity At Prickly G7 Summit US President Donald Trump on Sunday said he was getting along well with his Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders as they prepared to discuss global trade......
16:00, 2019-08-25

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
16:00, 2019-08-25

Trump Says Hasn't Discussed Joint G7 Message To Iran Over Nuke Programme US President Donald Trump on Sunday denied signing off on a joint G7 message to Iran over its nuclear programme as announced by his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron....
16:00, 2019-08-25

At G7 Summit, Trump Offers Brexit Britain A "Very Big" Trade Deal U.S. President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Sunday and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union....
16:00, 2019-08-25

PM Johnson Takes Dip In Ocean At G7 Summit, Offers "Metaphor" On Brexit Facing accusations from political opponents of being out at sea over his Brexit strategy, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson strode into the Atlantic Ocean for a bracing dip on Sunday before......
16:00, 2019-08-25

Trump's Only Regret On China Is "Not Raising Tariffs Higher" US President Donald Trump on Sunday rowed back from a suggestion made just hours earlier that he regrets his trade war with China, saying instead he's only sorry not to have raised tariffs even......
16:00, 2019-08-25

G7 To Help Nations Hit By Amazon Fires: French President Emmanuel Macron World leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to help the countries affected by the huge wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest as soon as possible , French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday....
16:00, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Cops Use Gun, Water Cannon Against Protesters For First Time A Hong Kong police officer fired at least one gunshot Sunday, the first time a live round has been used during three months of protests. Hong Kong police used water cannon for the first time Sunday,......
16:00, 2019-08-25

Malnutrition Case Stirs Debate About Vegan Diets for Babies A judge in Australia said a couple had left their baby “severely malnourished” on a strict vegan diet. Experts said that, with proper guidance, children can be on a totally plant-based diet....
15:34, 2019-08-25

Iceland’s Purple Planes Are Grounded, and With Them, Its Economy The collapse of WOW Air, the discount airline, has damaged the country’s tourism industry, which had lifted it from the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis....
15:34, 2019-08-25

Hezbollah Says Exploding Drone Damaged Its Office Near Beirut The Lebanese militant group said two Israeli drones landed in Lebanon and one blew up near its media office, a day after Israel said its warplanes had struck targets in Syria....
15:34, 2019-08-25

Trump Appears to Soften on China, but White House Says He Didn’t President Trump, at the G7 meeting in Biarritz, France, once again caught off guard allies who disagree with him on trade tariffs, global warming, Russia and China....
15:34, 2019-08-25

One Handgun, 9 Murders: How American Firearms Cause Carnage Abroad Hundreds of thousands of guns sold in the United States vanish because of loose American gun laws. Many reappear in Jamaica, turning its streets into battlefields....
15:34, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Officer Fires Shot, and Police Use Water Cannons at Protest The police drew their pistols and unleashed rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks and firebombs, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relatively peaceful rallies....
15:34, 2019-08-25

Lightning strike at golf's PGA Tour Championship injures 6 Storm clouds rolled in, players were pulled off the course, and fans told to seek shelter — but that didn't stop lightning strikes from showering debris onto spectators. In the past, similar strikes were fatal....
15:00, 2019-08-25

G7 in Biarritz: First day takeaways On Saturday, world leaders gathered in Biarritz, France, for this year's tense G7 summit. The day included the "best meeting" between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron. Here are the key developments going into Day Two....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Sprinter Christian Coleman to face anti-doping hearing The world's currently fastest man, Christian Coleman, has allegedly missed three drug tests in the past year. Failing to provide "whereabouts information" can result in a ban from anti-doping authorities....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Off-duty police in western Germany attacked by group It's not what you hope for on your day off: Four police officers in the western German city of Hamm suffered injuries after an individual with a past gripe rounded up a bunch of nearby friends....
15:00, 2019-08-25

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of its territory....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Nauru president Baron Waqu loses election The president of Nauru, the world's smallest republic, lost his seat after six years in power. President Baron Waqu was a strong supporter of Australia keeping refugees in a camp on Nauru soil....
15:00, 2019-08-25

German state fights Islamist extremism with YouTube satire The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is betting on wit and humor as an antidote to Islamist extremism. Extremists use YouTube to target young people, but NRW wants to fight fire with fire....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Paris celebrates 75th anniversary of liberation from Nazis Exactly 75 years ago, French resistance fighters, US soldiers and others freed Paris from years of Nazi occupation. The City of Light is marking the event with a parade — tracing the path tanks took when they arrived....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Trump pledges 'very big trade deal' to UK's Johnson US President Donald Trump praised Boris Johnson as the "right man" to deliver Brexit while meeting the UK prime minister in France. Trump also pledged a trade deal with the UK, despite opposition in the US Congress....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Macron gets G7 nod to negotiate with Iran G7 leaders in Biarritz have mandated French President Emmanuel Macron to de-escalate tensions with Iran. The European Union is wary of rising hostilities between Washington and Tehran in the Persian Gulf region....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Germany's firefighters on the decline as aging strikes Fire departments are struggling to find new recruits — crucial for a country where 95% of the firefighters are volunteers. Without them, Germany could see more out-of-control wildfires, like elsewhere in Europe....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Opinion: Foreign aid is a hindrance to Rohingya repatriation Local and international NGOs have been working hard to provide relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. But their efforts are proving to be counterproductive in repatriation attempts, says DW's Khaled Muhiuddin....
15:00, 2019-08-25

Trump on US-China trade war: 'I could declare a national emergency' Clouding the G-7 gathering, which represents the world's major industrial economies, are the tit-for-tat tariffs between Washington and Beijing....
12:34, 2019-08-25

UK Labour's McDonnell privately says party should campaign to prevent Brexit: report The finance chief of Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said privately that the party should campaign to prevent Brexit, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Johnson to tell EU's Tusk UK won't pay £39 billion under no-deal Brexit: Sky News British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay 9 billion pounds ($11 billion) instead of the 39 billion pound ($47.88 billion) liability agreed by former Prime Minister Theresa May under a no-deal Brexit, Sky News reported early o...
10:51, 2019-08-25

Saudi-led coalition says downs Houthi drone fired at airbase A Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said it downed a drone on Sunday that the Iran-aligned group has said they launched in the direction of a Saudi airbase....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Lebanese army says one Israeli drone fell, another exploded in Beirut overnight The Lebanese army said on Sunday that one Israeli drone fell and another exploded in the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut at 02:30 am local time (2330 GMT), causing only material damage....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Revolutionary Guards commander denies Iranian targets hit in Syria air strikes A senior Revolutionary Guards commander denied on Sunday that Iranian targets had been hit in Israeli air strikes in Syria, the semi-official ILNA news agency reported....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Two Israeli drones fall in Beirut suburbs, one explodes - army, Hezbollah An Israeli drone fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut and a second one exploded near the ground early on Sunday, the Lebanese army and Hezbollah said, in the first such incident in more than a decade....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protesters regroup in the rain after Saturday's clashes Thousands of Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched in pouring rain on Sunday, regrouping after sometimes violent demonstrations a day earlier that prompted police to fire tear gas for the first time in more than a week....
10:51, 2019-08-25

UK's Labour says it is offering other parties 'fail safe' way to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party is offering opponents of a no-deal Brexit a "fail safe" procedure in order to stop that outcome, the party's trade spokesman Barry Gardiner said on Sunday....
10:51, 2019-08-25

G7 leaders give Macron nod to send message to Iran: Elysee source G7 leaders agreed that President Emmanuel Macron should hold talks and pass on messages to Iran after they discussed the issue at a summit in southwestern France on Saturday evening, a French presidential source said....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with its neighbor amid worsening relations....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Trump tells Brexit Britain: We'll have a major trade deal Brexit Britain will have a major trade deal with the United States, U.S. President Donald Trump told Boris Johnson on Sunday, adding that the new British prime minister was the right man to take his country out of the European Union....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Britain joins Germany in criticizing Macron's Mercosur threat Britain joined Germany on Saturday in criticizing French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur group of southern American countries to pressure Brazil on Amazon forest fires....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest....
10:51, 2019-08-25

| Family of Palestinian boy wounded in head wants answers from Israel The 9-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers from Israel over how it happened....
08:51, 2019-08-25

| Trump drops plan to take back foreign aid US President Donald Trump has dropped plans to take back up to $4bn allocated for foreign aid, the State Department has said, in the face of opposition from both sides of the aisle in Congress....
08:51, 2019-08-25

| WATCH | Teen blinded under ISIS rule in Iraq realises radio dream During Islamic State's control of Mosul, an Iraqi teenager lost her eyesight due to lack of medical access. But the setback did not dent the perseverance she needed to become a presenter at a local radio station....
08:51, 2019-08-25

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a global outcry....
08:51, 2019-08-25

| The Amazon is on fire – here are 5 things you need to know Record fires are raging in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge amounts of carbon, with smoke plumes visible thousands of kilometres away....
08:51, 2019-08-25

| WATCH | Imagine if Obama 'had been assassinated?' - Biden The 2020 presidential election is still more than 14 months away, but with an early key deadline looming this week, the record field of Democratic hopefuls is dwindling....
08:51, 2019-08-25

Putin orders response to US missile test Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday....
08:17, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began....
08:17, 2019-08-25

Fake Chinese Policer Cars Roil Aussies Over the past few weeks, Australians in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne have reported seeing cop cars they didn’t recognize around town. These didn’t look like patrol cars from the state over, though. They looked like you what you might get pulled over by in Shanghai or Shenzhen....
07:51, 2019-08-25

Why The U.S. Is Selling Taiwan New F-16 Fighter Jets This week, the United States announced its intention to sell Taiwan a fleet of new F-16 fighter jets. The sale involves nearly 70 F-16 fighter jets worth $8 billion and is intended to help the island democracy defend its airspace against attack from the communist-dominated mainland. The People’s Rep...
07:51, 2019-08-25

The 2022 C8 Corvette Z06 Might Be An 800-HP Twin Turbo Monster: Report Less than a month after the base-spec C8 Corvette was shown to the public, rumors of what the hotter C8s will be like are already percolating....
07:51, 2019-08-25

VW's T-Roc Cabriolet Needs A Roll Bar Volkswagen showed off its new T-Roc Cabriolet last week, proving that not everyone was watching that closely when Land Rover dropped its convertible Evoque for the second generation. Still, VW’s new droptop crossover looks really good to me, even if it’s missing a roll bar....
07:51, 2019-08-25

The Mazda Miata-Based Fiat 124 Is Probably Not Getting A Replacement The Fiat 124 shares underpinnings with the Mazda Miata, which is good, because the Miata is a great car. But what’s not good is that, according to Autocar’s interview with Fiat’s CEO with the Frenchest name in all of automobiledom, Olivier François, the current 124 probably won’t get a replacement o...
07:51, 2019-08-25

Who's Your Favorite Celebrity Racing Driver? Racing is flashy. It’s expensive. You’ve gotta have resources to do it. But most importantly, racing is cool. Paul Newman was cool and Paul Newman raced. Correlation or Causation? I’ll let you decide....
07:51, 2019-08-25

1995 Audi A4: Yuppies Need Not Apply In 1995, British stocks were hot and the FTSE 100 was on fire. Before 1996 came in, the index was up nearly 500 points and the growth curve was only steepening. If you were in the markets, you were trying to grab your piece and enjoy it. You were trying to show off just how well you’d made out....
07:51, 2019-08-25

‘Racist, or, at Best, Unfathomably Stupid.’ Britons Finding it Hard to Swallow Campaign to Curb Knife Crime With Ads on Fried Chicken Boxes The latest attempt by the British government to tackle a rise in knife attacks among young people has been widely criticized as ineffective and racially-insensitive. The U.K. Home Office — the government department responsible for security and law enforcement — launched a campaign earlie...
07:17, 2019-08-25

Violence Flares in Hong Kong As Protesters and Police Clash After Anti-Surveilance Rally (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks. Hundreds of black-clad protesters armed with bamboo poles and ba...
07:17, 2019-08-25

Britain’s Prince Andrew Denies Knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein’s Crimes (LONDON) — Britain’s Prince Andrew responded to intense media scrutiny of his links to Jeffrey Epstein by issuing a statement Saturday denying any knowledge of criminal behavior by his one-time friend who killed himself in a New York jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. ...
07:17, 2019-08-25

Police Fire Water Cannon at Protesters Near G-7 Summit (BIARRITZ, France)— Police have fired water cannon at about 400 anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads in a town near the venue of the G-7 summit in southwest France. A few protesters threw rocks at police but the crowd in Bayonne was largely peaceful, with some activists dancing. Police re...
07:17, 2019-08-25

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Fires in the Amazon (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. Some 44,000 troops will be available for “unprecedented”...
07:17, 2019-08-25

‘A Test of Unity’, Power Moves and Posturing as G7 Summit Gets Underway (BIARRITZ, France) — The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for a summit photo. French President Emmanuel Macron, the host, cornered Donald Trump at the American leader’s hotel with an impromptu lunch invitation. It was something of a p...
07:17, 2019-08-25

2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast A powerful tropical storm has swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning...
05:51, 2019-08-25

Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China...
05:51, 2019-08-25

Hezbollah: Israeli drone falls, another explodes over Beirut A Hezbollah official in Lebanon says an Israeli drone has gone down over Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israel and Iran...
05:51, 2019-08-25

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense of achievement and self-worth. ...
05:51, 2019-08-25

More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests More than 100 Palestinians sustained injuries -- at least two critically -- after clashing with Israeli troops in protests at the Gaza-Israel border Friday, Gaza health officials said....
03:51, 2019-08-25

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam....
03:51, 2019-08-25

Tropical Storm Dorian forms east of Lesser Antilles A tropical wave to the east of the Lesser Antilles that AccuWeather meteorologists have been monitoring for possible development over the past few days became Tropical Storm Dorian on Saturday afternoon....
03:51, 2019-08-25

Chemnitz football club condemns racism among own fans Chemnitz FC has threatened to consider legal action after its own fans chanted anti-Semitic slogans at a Munich away game. The club is in a running conflict with the far-right contingent among its supporters....
03:17, 2019-08-25

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry....
03:17, 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson Urges Trump To Remove "Considerable Barriers" For UK Trade British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday urged US President Donald Trump to remove the "considerable barriers" for UK companies seeking to export to the American market, saying they risked......
02:51, 2019-08-25

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a......
02:51, 2019-08-25

Who Is 'Mr No Deal'?: Boris Johnson, Donald Tusk Clash Over Brexit At G7 Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7 summit Saturday over who will be to blame if......
02:51, 2019-08-25

EU Leaders Round On Donald Trump Over Trade Threats At G7 Summit EU leaders rounded on US President Donald Trump over his trade threats on Saturday as they arrived in the chic French seaside resort of Biarritz for a G7 summit overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions......
02:51, 2019-08-25

Kim Jong Un Oversaw 'Multiple Rocket Launcher' Test: Report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed" weapon, state media reported Sunday -- further muddying the waters for any resumption of denuclearisation talks...
02:51, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Germany: Child crashes car into police vehicle in Hanover A 13-year-old crashed his stepfather's Suzuki into a patrol car in Hanover. Previously, an 8-year-old was busted for stealing and crashing his mother's car in Dortmund....
02:17, 2019-08-25

NASA investigating first alleged crime in space — report Astronaut Anne McClain has been accused of identity theft by her estranged wife. She allegedly accessed her partner's bank account from the International Space Station....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Borussia Dortmund: It all depends on Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund battled to a hard-earned victory against Cologne. Even if the victory was anything but comfortable, it proves the club are serious about winning the title - and that their hopes are tied to one player....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Germany plans to shift gears on driver's licenses Germans love manual cars, but more and more automatics are hitting the road. Now the transport minister wants to change how people get their driver's license....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Berlin in Petrenko fever: His inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic Four years ago, Kirill Petrenko was elected principal conductor of the orchestra, one steeped in tradition. At his first official concert in that function, the Russian-born maestro gave a sample of what is in store....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an opportunity for cleaner transport, but also to make money....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein's sex crimes Prince Andrew has issued another statement seeking to distance himself from Jeffrey Epstein. The two were close associates for nearly a decade as Epstein allegedly molested and manipulated young girls....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Bundesliga: Lewandowski the hat-trick hero for Bayern Munich After a less than ideal start to the new season, Bayern Munich and head coach Niko Kovac secured a comfortable win against Schalke. The win came thanks to a brilliant performance from their number nine....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Opinion: Bayern Munich need to reach Robert Lewandowski's level It was meant to be Philippe Coutinho's big day, but Robert Lewandowski stole the headlines against Schalke. With his hat trick and his leadership, the Pole is setting the example for Bayern Munich, writes DW's Matt Ford....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Amazon fires spark European rift at G7 over Mercosur trade deal French president and G7 summit host Emmanuel Macron's threat to ditch a trade deal over the fires in Brazil met immediate resistance from fellow EU member states, including Germany and the UK....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Israel says jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israel's miltary has said it thwarted an "imminent" Iranian attack involving killer drones. The announcement came unusually quickly on the heels of the airstrikes. President Benjamin Netanyahu had strong words for Iran....
02:17, 2019-08-25

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies any knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged crimes Britain’s Prince Andrew has denied any knowledge of criminal behavior by one-time friend Jeffrey Epstein who killed himself in a New York jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
01:51, 2019-08-25

India’s government bar opposition, journalists from entering Kashmir Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they waited for several hours at the airport in Srinagar, the main city in the region. Journalists were also stopped from entering....
01:51, 2019-08-25

Iranian oil supertanker wanted by U.S. changes destination to Turkey Iranian state media did not acknowledge the new reported destination of the Adrian Darya, which carries 2.1 million barrels of Iranian crude oil worth some US$130 million....
01:51, 2019-08-25

Powerful, obscure U.S. law forms basis of Trump’s ‘order’ on trade China’s announcement Friday that it was raising tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports sent Trump into a rage and White House aides scrambling for a response....
01:51, 2019-08-25

G-7 Summit Off to Rocky Start as U.S. Officials Assail France The Group of Seven summit got off to a turbulent start as U.S. officials criticized French President Emmanuel Macron for his handling of the gathering....
01:51, 2019-08-25

Iranian-flagged oil tanker sought by US sets new destination The saga of the Iranian-flagged oil tanker briefly detained in Gibraltar and sought by the United States amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington took a different turn Saturday....
01:17, 2019-08-25

Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane A firefighting plane from California made its way to South America on Friday to help local authorities fight the massive wildfires burning up in parts of the Amazon....
01:17, 2019-08-25

British Hong Kong consulate employee released from detention as pro-democracy protests turn violent The British Consulate employee detained in China after being accused of soliciting a prostitute while on a business trip has finally been released, his family said in a statement Saturday....
01:17, 2019-08-25

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcry....
01:17, 2019-08-25

Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires as EU threatens trade retaliation over blaze EU leaders threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as fires in the Amazon intensified an unfolding environmental crisis....
00:17, 2019-08-25

French Police Fire Tear Gas, Water Cannons At Anti-G7 Protesters French police used tear gas and water cannon to break up anti-G7 protesters in the southern city of Bayonne on Saturday, as leaders from the world's leading industrialised nations arrived for their......
23:51, 2019-08-24

Syrian Anti-Aircraft Defences Fire At Enemy Targets Over Damascus: Report Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Saturday fired at 'enemy targets' over Damascus, state media said, as the UK-based the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported "probable Israeli air strikes"....
23:51, 2019-08-24

Trump plans to use obscure law to make US companies cut ties with China Donald Trump has threatened to use an obscure federal law to order US businesses to cut ties with China as the trade war between the two countries escalates....
23:17, 2019-08-24

Trump Raves Over Macron at G7, While Aides Slam France The orchestrated message underscored the deep rift between President Trump and his counterparts. But Mr. Trump, who tweeted about New York subways, was also focused elsewhere....
22:17, 2019-08-24

Half of Israelis Want Netanyahu Out. But Do They Want Benny Gantz In? By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
21:51, 2019-08-24

Brazil Marshals Forces to Fight Amazon Fires (and Restore ‘Positive Perception’) The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
21:51, 2019-08-24

UK Consulate Staffer Returns To Hong Kong After China Detention A British consulate employee detained in China has returned to Hong Kong, his family said Saturday, ending a two-week ordeal during which Beijing's state media smeared him with lurid allegations....
21:17, 2019-08-24

US Man Guilty Of Manslaughter In Test Of 'Stand Your Ground' Law: Reports A Florida man has been convicted of manslaughter for a fatal shooting during an argument about a parking spot, local media reported on Saturday, in a case that made headlines when police initially......
21:17, 2019-08-24

Trump Trips Up In Tweet About French President Emmanuel Macron Lunch Did Donald Trump really have lunch with someone impersonating France's President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday? No -- but the US president did accidentally tweet that he had....
21:17, 2019-08-24

World leaders meet at G-7 summit Leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States are meeting in France.        ...
20:51, 2019-08-24

Gantz, Netanyahu’s Top Rival, Trips Up but Doesn’t Fall Behind By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
20:17, 2019-08-24

Brazil Military Mobilizes to Fight Amazon Fires, and Restore ‘Positive Perception’ The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
20:17, 2019-08-24

"Do Your Job, Not Non-Work Projects": Google's U-Turn In Letter To Staff Google has a message to its workers: heads down and do your job. Google issued new guidelines in a memo Friday for how its roughly 100,000 employees ought to conduct themselves....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Fails To Dock With Space Station A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news agencies reported....
19:17, 2019-08-24

US Would Tax French Wine In Response To Digital Tax, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies and threatened again to retaliate by taxing French wine....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Counter Protest Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate......
19:17, 2019-08-24

China Warns US To Stop "Wrong" Trade Actions Or Face Consequences China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned the United States of consequences if it does not end its......
19:17, 2019-08-24

Youth charity partners with Sony Music to help vulnerable teens ahead of Notting Hill Carnival A charity which helps steer vulnerable young people away from a life of crime is working with Sony Music UK to keep teenagers off the streets during the summer holidays....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Tributes to 'hero' London father killed 'protecting his family' during holiday at luxury Thai hotel A British father has been hailed a "hero" after he is said to have died protecting his family when a hotel guest barged into their room and attacked him....
19:17, 2019-08-24

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Donald Tusk taunts 'Mr no-deal' Boris Johnson in latest Brexit warning European Council president Donald Tusk has taunted Boris Johnson by reaffirming he will not co-operate on a no-deal Brexit and saying he hopes the Prime Minister doesn't go down in history as "Mr no-deal."...
19:17, 2019-08-24

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Nasa 'launches probe into first allegation of crime in space' Nasa is investigating an allegation that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged partner from the International Space Station, it has been reported....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Man with 'pet peeve' about illegal parking convicted over fatal shooting in Florida A white man who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over illegal parking in handicapped spots in the US has been convicted of manslaughter....
19:17, 2019-08-24

North Korea launches more short-range missiles, clouding prospects for talks North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearization talks....
19:17, 2019-08-24

'So far so good', says Trump after G7 arrival U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he expected a G7 summit in France this weekend to accomplish a lot, adding he had a special relationship with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron even if they had their differences....
19:17, 2019-08-24

UK PM Johnson says Tusk will be known as 'Mr No Deal' if agreement not changed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned European Council President Donald Tusk that unless he agrees to change the Brexit divorce deal, Tusk will be known as "Mr No Deal"....
19:17, 2019-08-24

France's Macron says Europe looking at 'new tax cuts' to stimulate growth French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Europe will "probably" decide to launch new tax cuts to kick-start a flagging economy threatened by a tit-for-tat trade war between the United States and its global partners....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade barbs British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council head Donald Tusk sparred on Saturday over who would be to blame should Britain leave the EU on Oct. 31 without a divorce deal in place....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Turkey says Syria safe zone center with U.S. fully operational: Anadolu A joint Turkish-U.S. operation center to establish and manage a safe zone in northeast Syria is fully operational, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Saturday by the state-owned Anadolu news agency....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city: monitor A car bomb exploded in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, a war monitor and opposition news channel said, as air strikes hit its outskirts in a government offensive on the last major opposition bastion....
19:17, 2019-08-24

EU's Tusk sees even more reasons to keep Russia out of G7 The president of the European Council on Saturday rebuffed Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia be readmitted to the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies, saying there were even more reasons than before for keeping Moscow out....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Italy's 5-Star, PD talks on new government hit stumbling block over PM Conte Talks between Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) to form a new government have hit a stumbling block over the PD's opposition to Giuseppe Conte being reinstated as prime minister....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbor from Hong Kong island....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Tunisia's Karoui still presidential candidate despite arrest: electoral commission Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next month's presidential election despite his arrest on Friday, the electoral commission said on Saturday....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country, the joint chief of staff for the country's military said on Saturday....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Protesters march near Biarritz demanding action from G7 leaders Thousands of anti-globalisation and environmental activists joined yellow vest protesters and Basque separatists on Saturday near the French coastal resort of Biarritz to demand action from G7 and other world leaders set to meet there....
19:17, 2019-08-24

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war that is already destabilizing economic growth around the world....
19:17, 2019-08-24

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid U.S. pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Global disputes set to jolt G7 summit in French resort U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a fraught meeting of major industrialized nations, with friction over trade, climate change and Iran likely to snarl the talks....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fueled tensions....
19:17, 2019-08-24

China warns US to stop 'wrong' trade actions or face consequences China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned the United States of consequences if it does not end its "wrong actions"....
17:51, 2019-08-24

U.S. Aims to Block Sale of Ukraine's Aerospace Company to China U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton is seeking to scuttle the pending Chinese purchase of a Ukrainian aerospace company on grounds that it will give Beijing vital defense technology, according to senior U.S. administration officials familiar with the matter....
16:51, 2019-08-24

India Leaves Risky Political Vacuum in Kashmir India’s decision to sideline Kashmiri political leaders as it enforces a military lockdown has left many locals wondering how their Muslim-majority state will mesh with an increasingly Hindu-dominant India....
16:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Erupts in Fresh Violence as Protesters, Police Brawl Protesters in helmets and gas masks clashed with riot police as the city’s pro-democracy movement took a confrontational turn after nearly two weeks of relatively peaceful turnouts....
16:51, 2019-08-24

As Hong Kong Protesters Wave the Stars and Stripes, Some See Grist for Chinese Propaganda Some Hong Kong protesters are waving the American flag at rallies, hoping to rally U.S. support for their cause, but others worry such displays will bolster Beijing’s attempts to blame unrest on foreign instigators....
16:51, 2019-08-24

Innovative designers challenge African fashion stereotypes Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting traditional methods and crafts from the continent....
16:17, 2019-08-24

Russia tests advanced ICBMs by firing them from submarines Russian submarines have fired two nuclear-capable missiles which destroyed dummy targets in remote regions of the country, Russia's military says. The test comes a day after Moscow pledged to respond to US testing....
16:17, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flair of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days....
16:17, 2019-08-24

Iranian oil tanker changes course to Turkey The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, has changed its destination to a port in Turkey. The US has threatened to sanction any party that takes the oil....
16:17, 2019-08-24

G7 Summit: EU's Tusk says meeting will be 'difficult test of unity' The list of issues for this year's G7 summit is long, with escalating trade tensions with the US, the UK's pending exit from the EU and fires in the Amazon looming over leaders as they gather in southern France....
16:17, 2019-08-24

Germany: Child crashes car into police vehicle in Hannover A 13-year-old crashed his stepfather's Suzuki into a patrol car in Hannover. Previously, an 8-year-old was busted for stealing and crashing his mother's car in Dortmund....
16:17, 2019-08-24

German protesters march against racism in Dresden ahead of key elections Thousands of people to protest against racism in eastern Germany, where the far-right have enjoyed major gains. Authorities denied AfD claims that they feared violence....
16:17, 2019-08-24

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: August 24-25 Lots of cars (and bikes!) on lots of tracks around the world this weekend. Personally, I’m trying to keep an eye on what’s happening at the Isle of Man Classic TT and in Germany at WRC’s Rally Germany, but with all the options out there this weekend it’s hard to miss something exciting. Some of thes...
16:17, 2019-08-24

You might want the RS6 but I’m not satisfied. You might want the RS6 but I’m not satisfied. I think we need an A8-based wagon to bring everything home after the polo match. Tell one of our people to look into that, would you?...
16:17, 2019-08-24

The New Supra Looks Best In White, Just Like the 2000GT The new Supra isn’t coming soon. It’s here, and there’s already a color that looks best. Some of us around here can’t get enough of the Nitro Yellow the car comes in, and it’s hard to blame them. A shouty car ought to be a shouty color, right? You didn’t buy a Supra to have it ignored along the curb...
16:17, 2019-08-24

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it....
14:17, 2019-08-24

Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the huge blazes while thousands took to the streets to protest his environmental policies....
14:17, 2019-08-24

China warns US to stop wrong trade actions or face consequences China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned the United States of consequences if it does not end its "wrong actions"....
14:17, 2019-08-24

Protesters march near Biarritz demanding action from G-7 leaders Thousands of anti-globalisation and environmental activists joined yellow vest protesters and Basque separatists on Saturday near the French coastal resort of Biarritz to demand action from G7 and other world leaders set to meet there....
14:17, 2019-08-24

Behind the scenes of USA Today's 1619 project A look at the making of the USA TODAY Network's 1619 project. American slavery began in 1619: Project documents brutal journey        ...
13:51, 2019-08-24

'It was sarcasm': President Donald Trump changes course on 'chosen one' remark After raising eyebrows this week claiming he was "the chosen one" to take on China, President Donald Trump said he was being "sarcastic."        ...
13:51, 2019-08-24

Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique’s Mount Gorongosa On the slopes of Mount Gorongosa, 400 Mozambican farmers are producing coffee that earns them cash incomes while at the same time restores the rapidly eroding rainforest...
12:17, 2019-08-24

Corruption trial continues for Sudan’s ex-president Sudan’s autocratic former President Omar al-Bashir has arrived in court amid tight security for the second week of his trial on corruption and money laundering charges...
12:17, 2019-08-24

5 dead, 21 injured after stampede at Algerian rap concert Five people are dead, including a 13-year-old, after a stampede at a concert in Algeria's capital injured at least 21, prompting prosecutors to open an investigation. ...
11:51, 2019-08-24

Two gay men exiled from St Vincent challenge old British colonial laws criminalising homosexuality Two gay men exiled from their Caribbean country have filed court proceedings to challenge the homosexuality laws inherited from British colonial rule....
11:17, 2019-08-24

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
11:17, 2019-08-24

China: British consulate worker Simon Cheng released The 28-year old had been in Chinese custody for more than two weeks. He had been accused of violating public security management regulations while in the city of Shenzhen, just across the bay from Hong Kong....
10:51, 2019-08-24

Russian robot Fedor's capsule fails to dock at ISS A Soyuz capsule carrying a robot called Fedor failed to dock at the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists at Russia's Roskosmos are trying to correct the issue, with journalists asked to leave mission control....
10:51, 2019-08-24

For Indonesia’s Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of income for many poor families....
10:17, 2019-08-24

One More Way to Die: Delivering Food in Cape Town’s Gig Economy As food-delivery apps take off in South Africa, thousands of motorbike riders, many migrants desperate for work, have signed up. For some, it is their last job....
10:17, 2019-08-24

German Army Seeks Out Gamers In Hunt For Computer-Savvy Soldiers Among countless stands of car manufacturers, software developers and engineering universities at Cologne's video games convention, the sight of fatigue-clad soldiers manning the German military's......
09:51, 2019-08-24

Johnson to meet Trump at first international summit as PM Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister - and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the agenda....
09:17, 2019-08-24

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, South Korea says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday morning....
08:17, 2019-08-24

Psychologist approved removing Jeffrey Epstein from suicide watch The disclosure came in a letter dated on Thursday from Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd to the Democratic chairman and ranking Republican member of the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives....
08:17, 2019-08-24

'Shock' investment urged to stem flow of Central American migrants Regional leaders on Friday called for "shock" investment in infrastructure in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to reduce the number of migrants flowing from the three economically fragile countries, bound for the United States....
07:17, 2019-08-24

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China released - police An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China's border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was released on Saturday, Chinese police said....
07:17, 2019-08-24

Trump says U.S. has really good relationship with North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States has a really good relationship with North Korea and that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, has been "pretty straight" with him....
07:17, 2019-08-24

North Korea launches short-range missiles, complicating U.S. attempts to restart talks North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks....
07:17, 2019-08-24

Four Hong Kong stations close to head off protest as China frees UK consulate worker Hong Kong's rail operator shut down four stations ahead of a planned protest on Saturday as the Chinese-ruled city braced for further unrest and as China released an employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong whose detention had fueled tension....
07:17, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protesters form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong have locked hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily reported a detained UK consulate official had been "soliciting prostitutes."...
06:51, 2019-08-24

YouTubers of the world unite! Content creators on the popular video platform are uniting against YouTube in an effort to change company policies they consider unfair. Supported by Germany's biggest labor union they are threatening to sue....
06:51, 2019-08-24

How Uighurs are using a popular video app to mourn missing relatives Dozens of short videos featuring Uighurs crying silently have surfaced on a popular Chinese video app. Activists say the videos may contain hidden messages and are a form of protest against China's "re-education" camps....
06:51, 2019-08-24

The Amazon: Nutrient-rich rainforests on useless soils Rainforests in Brazil are burning. Their loss can never be restored. That's because these soils are not just infertile, they're the most nutrient-poor soils in the world — and they're unsuitable for agriculture....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Russia's floating nuclear plant sets sail for the Arctic A seaborne nuclear plant has started its journey across the Arctic Circle to supply power to a Siberian town. Russian activists warned the barge could become a "Chernobyl on ice."...
06:51, 2019-08-24

David Koch, funder of conservative causes, dies at 79 David Koch and his brother Charles are best known for donating to conservative and libertarian causes. Critics say the Koch brothers have rolled back environmental regulations and labor rights....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Amazon fires: Can international pressure help put them out? Wildfires blazing in the Amazon have sparked an international dispute. As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dismisses foreign leaders' condemnations, what can the international community really do to protect the Amazon?...
06:51, 2019-08-24

France opens investigation into Epstein sex crimes The French investigation comes as a charity said it had collected 10 witness statements linking Jeffrey Epstein to sex crimes. The late pedophile had a luxury apartment in Paris....
06:51, 2019-08-24

How a new DNA rape kit can help victims of sexual assault After struggling with her own trauma, Wangu Kanja now helps women in Africa pursue perpetrators of sexual violence. Some at the Religions for Peace gathering even hope the new rape kit could even be preventative....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Narendra Modi is undermining the 'idea of India': Shashi Tharoor Critical voices are growing louder in India following PM Modi's decision to scrap Kashmir's autonomy. Shashi Tharoor, an opposition lawmaker, spoke to DW's Asia head, Debarati Guha, about human rights in India....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Last stop, Vienna: Highlights from Rammstein's Stadium Tour The German hard rockers' sold-out tour is ending on Friday. Nazi concentration camp imagery, kisses supporting LGBTQ rights or a boat "welcoming" refugees: They've left more than a few strong impressions along the way....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Opinion: Action, not outcry will save the Amazon The Amazon rainforest is on fire and it's all Bolsonaro's fault. The world is outraged, but that's not going far enough. The global community will have to pay up to save this vital ecosystem, says DW's Vanessa Fischer....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Germany, France, Ireland threaten South American trade deal over Amazon wildfires Brazil is facing global pressure to contain an 80% increase in wildfires in the world's largest rain forest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the Amazon to be included in the upcoming EU-South America trade deal....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Donald Trump clashes with Federal Reserve chief after criticism The president accused the central banker of being an "enemy" of the US, comparing him to Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Trump has been critical of the Federal Reserve not cutting interest rates faster or deeper....
06:51, 2019-08-24

8-year-old German boy takes mom's car on high-speed joyride — again An 8-year-old boy has taken his mother's car on a joyride for the second time in a week. Police said the grade-schooler didn't appear to care about traffic laws....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Wikileaks death: Dutch hacking expert 'had kayaking accident' Arjen Kamphuis disappeared in mysterious circumstances in the Norwegian Fjords and his body has never been found. Police now say he most likely died in an accident and his remains are lost at sea....
06:51, 2019-08-24

World's largest biplane crashes in Austria The Antonov 2 aircraft was produced for more than fifty years and is still used for sightseeing flights. There were no reports of injuries at the scene....
06:51, 2019-08-24

What is Russia hiding after 'Skyfall' radioactive blast? After an explosion at a Russian missile-testing site led to a surge in radiation, five monitoring stations went offline. This did not happen by chance, experts say....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Bundesliga transfers: Sanches leaves Bayern Munich Bayern Munich's midfield is now without Renato Sanches as he leaves for France. Elsewhere, Augsburg have shored up their backline by bringing in two internationals. Follow all of the transfer news here!...
06:51, 2019-08-24

G-7 protests: Inside the activists' camp As world leaders prepare to meet in the French resort of Biarritz, hundreds of climate activists and anti-capitalists have gathered in nearby Irun. DW's Bernd Riegert had a look round the official protest camp....
06:51, 2019-08-24

American Ron Messel named air guitar world champion The victor strummed his way to success after becoming US national champion earlier this year. The annual event sees contestants adopt rock'n'roll alter-egos and pretend to play guitar to promote world peace....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Kashmir protesters clash with security forces People in India-administered Kashmir have once again taken to the streets to protest against New Delhi's decision to scrap the state's special status. The region has been in a state of lockdown in recent weeks....
06:51, 2019-08-24

US: Donald Trump reacts to China with tariff increase The US president increased tensions with the hike as the stock markets went into a tailspin. Trump tweeted that he would be increasing tariffs by 5% on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rage in the Amazon rainforest....
06:51, 2019-08-24

G7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task....
06:51, 2019-08-24

North Korea test-fires missiles after joint military drills end North Korea has launched two suspected short-range missiles off its east coast, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks. It comes after Pyongyang sharply criticized US-South Korean annual military drills....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Jerry Springer: Criticism of my show is elitist Jerry Springer doesn't see why wannabe stars - even those prone to brash behaviour and rude outbursts - should be barred from appearing on TV simply because they run the risk of embarrassing themselves....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson to hold talks during G7 summit Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister - and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the agenda....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Ray Dalio's Beatles-inspired routine for success Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio is widely considered a rock star of the investing world. But the source of his success has a lot to do with superstars of another sort: The Beatles....
06:17, 2019-08-24

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
06:17, 2019-08-24

China will retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion more of US goods and resume auto duties China says the new tariffs will begin Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. That's when President Trump's latest tariffs on Chinese goods are to take effect....
06:17, 2019-08-24

France says won't support Mercosur given Brazil president's climate comments Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was lying when he played down concerns about climate change at the G20 summit in Japan in June, said French President Emmanuel Macron's office on Friday....
06:17, 2019-08-24

China To Impose New Tariffs On $75 Billion Of US Imports China announced Friday it will hit US soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs in retaliation for Washington's planned duty hikes, further intensifying......
05:51, 2019-08-24

Trump Asks Who Is Bigger Enemy, US Central Bank Chief Or China's Xi President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee......
05:51, 2019-08-24

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to concerns about a China-driven witch-hunt to root out......
05:51, 2019-08-24

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Donald Trump Lashes Out At China, Vows Quick Response To Tariffs US President Donald Trump lashed out at Beijing and vowed a quick response to China's plans for new tariffs, while ordering American companies to leave the country....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Man Sent To Prison For Threatening To Kill Bernie Sanders In 'ISIS-Style' A Florida man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Friday for threatening to behead US Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, federal prosecutors said....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Protesters Form Human Chain 30 Years After "Baltic Way" Thousands of people held hands across Hong Kong late Friday in a dazzling, neon-framed recreation of a pro-democracy "Baltic Way" protest against Soviet rule three decades ago....
05:51, 2019-08-24

US-China Trade War Worsens, Trump Slams "Unfair Trading Relationship" The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening to engulf the global economy....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Trump Challenges Court Ruling Barring Him From Blocking Twitter Users President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account....
05:51, 2019-08-24

North Korea Fires 2 "Unidentified Projectiles" Into Sea: Seoul North Korea on Friday fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the ocean off its eastern coast, South Korea's military said, in the latest in a series of launches by Pyongyang....
05:51, 2019-08-24

No Rulebook For Trade War: Jerome Powell Vows To Sustain US Expansion Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell vowed Friday to act to ensure the American economic expansion continues, but warned the central bank has no "rulebook" for dealing with the US-China trade war that......
05:51, 2019-08-24

2 New York Women Plead Guilty In Plan To Build Bomb For US Terror Attack Two women inspired by radical Islam pleaded guilty in New York City on Friday to teaching and distributing information about the manufacture and use of an explosive, destructive device and weapon of......
05:51, 2019-08-24

After Global Outcry, Brazil Sends Army To Put Out Amazon Rainforest Fires President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests......
05:51, 2019-08-24

"If Barack Obama Had Been Assassinated...": Ex-US Vice President At Rally Former vice president Joe Biden, returning to this crucial primary state and attempting to put the focus on the foibles of President Donald Trump, took an unusual departure toward the end of a......
05:51, 2019-08-24

She Thought She Had Water In Ear - It Was A Venomous Brown Recluse Spider The discomfort in Susie Torres' left ear felt like the water that can get stuck there after swimming. She heard swooshing when she woke up Tuesday and assumed it had been caused by an allergy shot....
05:51, 2019-08-24

She Was Watching YouTube Video On How To Find Diamonds - Then Spotted One Miranda Hollingshead was hot and tired during an extended family outing to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, a couple of hours away from her Bogata, Texas, home. Her two young kids were over......
05:51, 2019-08-24

"Do Work Hired To Do, Not Spend Time On Non-Work Topics": Google To Staff Google has a message to its workers: heads down and do your job. Google issued new guidelines in a memo Friday for how its roughly 100,000 employees ought to conduct themselves....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Trump Adds 5% Tariff On Chinese Goods In Latest Tit-For-Tat Escalation President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that U.S. companies stop doing business with China and announced he would raise the rate of tariffs on Beijing, capping one of the most extraordinary days in......
05:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement have created human chains on both sides of the city’s harbor, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against Soviet control...
04:51, 2019-08-24

N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end North Korea has fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast for the seventh time in a month, after it threatened to remain America’s biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led sanctions on the country...
04:51, 2019-08-24

American held in Russia on suspicion of being a spy sent back to jail for another two months Paul Whelan is still waiting for prosecutors to file a case against him, eight months after his arrest. He said in court that he was in pain and had been injured by jail guards....
04:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira......
04:51, 2019-08-24

As other countries fret over Amazon fires, Brazilian leaders see attacks on national sovereignty Amid raging fires in the Amazon and an international outcry, Brazilians have revived long-held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil....
04:51, 2019-08-24

Gambia reels as it watches hit men confess to murder — and then walk free  What started as an investigation into the human rights abuses of Yahya Jammeh — the dictator who ruled Gambia for 22 years before fleeing to Equatorial Guinea in 2017 — has become an Internet phenomenon in the seaside West African nation of roughly 2 million....
04:51, 2019-08-24

Surfers rally for the planet ahead of G7 Surfers gather in the French town of Guethary to raise awareness for the planet and its oceans ahead of the G7 Summit in neighboring Biarritz.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction. Science is the only hope for the breed after the death last year of the last living male white rhino.   ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Amazon rainforest fire a 'crisis', Macron says, but Brazil pushes back: What we know As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Raising awareness about fires in the Amazon? Share these photos, not dated stock images Many high-profile images of the fires burning in the Amazon don't show what they claim. Some are decades old.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Man flees police on mobility scooter in low-speed chase as onlookers cheer 'Go old man!' The video shows Charlie Durham, a double amputee, speeding on his scooter as a police officer attempted to pull him over in New Zealand.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon rainforest fires....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Global disputes likely to thwart unity at G7 summit in France Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a summit as a brewing U.S.-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President Emmanuel Macron's tough task in delivering meaningful results on trade, Iran and climate change....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming dryer-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year....
03:51, 2019-08-24

U.S. aware of reports of North Korea missile launch, consulting with allies: official The United States is aware of reports of a North Korean missile launch and is consulting with Japan and South Korea, a senior administration official said on Friday....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory....
03:51, 2019-08-24

North Korea launches short-range missiles again, complicating U.S. attempts for talks North Korea fired what appears to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned 'stress test' protest Hong Kong's airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a "stress test" of transport links to the aviation hub early in the day....
03:51, 2019-08-24

The Men's Fall Fashion Staples You Need to Buy For 2019, If Fall Ever Gets Here Hang on let me just check the weather real quick before sitting down to write this list of men’s fall style essentials...87°. It’s 87 degrees outside and I’m here about to go off on the benefits of corduroy pants and large-scale print flannels....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Kids Will Be Able To Go Off-Road Racing In The 'Mini Mint 400' The Mint 400, a big ol’ bash around the desert near Las Vegas, is probably one of the better-known off-road races in America. It’s also pretty rocky, bumpy and challenging, for experienced adult racers, so it’ll be interesting to see how the 5-to-16-year-olds fare!...
03:51, 2019-08-24

This Manual Transmission Electric Ford Ranger Has A 30 Mile Range And It's For Sale Some enterprising individual converted a 1987 manual transmission-equipped Ford Ranger into an electric truck, and the resulting golf cart battery-powered Ford mini-truck is for sale right now on Craigslist. Let’s take a look at this lovely creation....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Please Don't Vandalize The Car Museums Early Friday morning police responded to a break in at the National Automobile Museum in downtown Reno, Nevada. I live in Reno myself, and have visited the museum a number of times, each one a treat. As soon as I heard the reports, a chill went down my spine. This museum is home to a number of highl...
03:51, 2019-08-24

China, U.S. levy new retaliatory tariffs against each other; stocks drop President Donald Trump on Friday increased tariffs against Chinese goods hours after Beijing announced new punitive taxes on $75 billion worth of U.S.-made products....
01:51, 2019-08-24

Near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved as vets harvest eggs There is renewed hope that the near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved after eggs were successfully extracted from the last two remaining females....
01:17, 2019-08-24

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept them all....
01:17, 2019-08-24

St Pancras delays: Commuters stuck in train tunnel for two hours forced to walk along track due to cable problems Commuters were forced to walk along train tracks to St Pancras station after overhead cable problems left them stuck in a tunnel for two hours on Friday evening....
01:17, 2019-08-24

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
01:17, 2019-08-24

| Brazil president says France's Macron has 'colonialist mentality' over Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to address wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest....
00:51, 2019-08-24

| US man with gun cache charged for threatening to shoot up hotel A US man with a large home arsenal was charged Thursday for allegedly threatening to open fire at a Los Angeles hotel, as the United States reels from recent mass shootings....
00:51, 2019-08-24

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
00:51, 2019-08-24

| WATCH: US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs....
00:51, 2019-08-24

| Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes threatens to torpedo a huge trade deal....
00:51, 2019-08-24

Nothing to see here. Nothing to see here. Just a guy in dark clothes driving a Lincoln Continental Mark III coupé parked on the dock by the lake at 6 AM, holding a rag and looking at you like he wants you gone, right fucking now. Maybe we should just go. Right? Let’s just go. Come on. Shit, he’s walking over here! Go go...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Why Is My Credit Union Telling Me Which Dealers I Can Buy From? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about “approved dealers” from banks, getting out of a lease you don’t like, and how the tax credit savings is appl...
00:51, 2019-08-24

China Hits Back At U.S. With 25 Percent Duty On American-Made Cars American-made cars are getting slapped with a tariff in China, Porsche mulls bringing entertainment to the Taycan, a Volkswagen recall and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Aug. 23, 2019....
00:51, 2019-08-24

Cheating Volkswagen Diesels Have Become A Hot Commodity After Volkswagen admitted to cheating on the emissions tests of hundreds of thousands of cars back in 2015, the company was forced to buy back the vehicles, modify them to produce fewer emissions but still perform well and resell the cars with a strong warranty. The resulting used VWs are surprising...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Here's Subscription Mobility Company Lynk & Co Breaking Nürburgring Records, As They Do Lynk & Co is a new venture from Volvo owner Geely that ultimately aims to get cars on the road in a novel way: through month-to-month “subscriptions” designed to be far more flexible than the current cumbersome dealership and ownership model. What better way to show how viable that is than setti...
00:51, 2019-08-24

NASCAR Further Limits How Often Its Top-Level Cup Drivers Can Race In Lower Series NASCAR has made a lot of rule changes, and changes to those very rule changes, over the past handful of years. But perhaps one of the most called-for new rules as of late has been the limitation of top-level Cup Series drivers’ participation in lower NASCAR series, and things are about to get even m...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Volkswagen's New Logo Is Its Old Logo Volkswagen’s basic logo design has remained fundamentally the same since the 1940s, with only minor changes over the years like taking off the bits that looked too swasticky or varying the thickness of the lines. Nothing too major, until 2000, when it went to a three-dimensional, gradient-shaded log...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Here Are Some Of The Most Terrible Cars Ever To Win An F1 Race If F1 is the pinnacle of racing, then surely the car that wins an F1 race must be the pinnacle of racing cars, right? Well, neither side of that equation is all that true, and every so often a genuinely bad F1 car sneaks to the top of the podium....
00:51, 2019-08-24

I Challenge You To Find A Better Ten-Year-Old Car Like most folks, I ignore most of the emails from dealerships. Most of them are just ads, but I probably get a few hundred of these a week, so it takes something special to catch my attention. Then Aston Martin of San Diego dropped something attention grabbing in my inbox and I can’t stop thinking a...
00:51, 2019-08-24

What Do You Want To Know About The BMW M850i Convertible? For years when I ran this website remotely from Austin, I’d make fun of my New York City-based coworkers whenever they’d complain about their summer heat. I thought they were cowardly, soft. It’s not really hot if it’s under 105 degrees!, I’d say to them over and over again, as they searched for way...
00:51, 2019-08-24

The 2020 Honda Civic Si Goes Up In Price But Gets New Features The Honda Civic Si is back for another round in the 2020 model year with some subtle appearance tweaks, more responsive acceleration and certain driver-assist features as standard. The new car will also go up in MSRP and down in fuel economy, because that’s just the price we pay for nice things....
00:51, 2019-08-24

Why We All Need To Be Paying More Attention To Formula E Getting on board with a brand-new racing series, especially one marketed as “world class” from the very start, can be hard. There’s already so much racing out there to watch, and so many drivers out there to follow, that it might not seem worth it to devote the time and energy to learning something ...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Have You Ever Owned A Mazda RX-8, The Car That Helped Kill The Rotary Engine? Mazda officially launched the oddball RX-8 in 2003, just one year after the great RX-7 officially died in Japan. But whereas the RX-7's stature has only grown to near-mythic status in the past few years, the RX-8 died a grisly death in 2012, and few people have seemed to miss it since. But that ...
00:51, 2019-08-24

I Never Knew An Op-Ed Could Be So Stupid There’s nothing quite like a good fearmongering op-ed to get the blood boiling. Unfortunately for everyone, the Wall Street Journal published a whopper yesterday about transportation, homelessness, and urban policy that got my blood circulating faster than normal. Not because I am terrified of the ...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Porsche Wants To Destroy The Word "Turbo" And I'm Not Fucking Okay With That As you likely know, Porsche is just about ready to officially announce their all-new, all-electric sports sedan, the Taycan. It looks to be extremely fast and impressive and is likely to be the first real Tesla-fighter out there. You may have also heard that the first version to make it to market wi...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the country's last big rebel stronghold....
00:17, 2019-08-24

France deploys Michelin-starred chefs to win over G7 leaders World leaders converging on the seaside Basque resort of Biarritz for a summit this weekend are sharply divided on a range of issues but host country France hopes the famed local cuisine can help smooth over the disagreements....
00:17, 2019-08-24

France's Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter on protecting biodiversity at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France this weekend....
00:17, 2019-08-24

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Zimbabwe police arrest 10 union officials as clampdown deepens Zimbabwe's government offered to raise public sector wages by 76% on Friday, an umbrella group for public sector unions said, in a bid to tackle widespread anger over the state of the economy....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Paris prosecutor opens inquiry into whether Epstein committed crimes in France The chief prosecutor in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry to determine whether late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any underage French victims, prosecutor Remy Heitz's office said on Friday....
00:17, 2019-08-24

France's Macron says real 'ecocide' going on in Amazon The Amazon needs better management to end the 'ecocide' that is going on in the rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday ahead of a G7 summit at the weekend....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon 'to last drop of blood' Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle. Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amazon rainforest....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Kashmir protesters defy restrictions, clash with security forces Security forces used tear gas against stone-throwing local residents in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Friday, after a third straight week of protests in the restive Soura district despite the imposition of tight restrictions....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Lithuanian human chain links anti-Soviet and Hong Kong protesters As protesters formed human chains across Hong Kong on Friday, Ramunas Terleckas was out on the streets of Lithuania's capital Vilnius getting ready to commemorate the event which inspired them....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Tunisian police arrest presidential candidate Karoui on tax evasion charges Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention, the Interior Ministry said, in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karoui's party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Yemen's separatists declare ceasefire in clash with government forces in Shabwa Yemen's southern separatists declared a ceasefire in their clashes with government forces in the oil-producing province of Shabwa after two days of fighting....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Mexican families scour arid plains for graves of disappeared Fifteen years after her daughter's disappearance, 55-year-old Silvia Ortiz spends day after day raking through arid scrubland in northern Mexico hoping to find her remains....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Norway's Liberals accept PM's ultimatum, preventing government's collapse Norway's Liberal Party, a junior member of Norway's four-party government, will accept the prime minister's ultimatum on transport policy, preventing the cabinet's fall, Liberal leader Trine Skei Grande said on Friday....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while similar protests took place in London....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Exclusive: As Amazon fires rage, Brazil tells diplomats to fix image Stung by a global outcry over deforestation and wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil has launched a diplomatic offensive to persuade the international community of its environmental credentials....
00:17, 2019-08-24

Encouraged by Johnson's visit, UK officials now hoping rest of EU agrees to work on Brexit solution Britain is hoping the rest of the European Union falls in behind France and Germany and agrees to work on solving a deadlock over Brexit, with officials sensing a glimmer of hope after meetings this week, but conscious of the need for a wider consensus in Europe....
00:17, 2019-08-24

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting the growing international dismay and anger with Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified the unfolding environmental crisis....
00:17, 2019-08-24

The Londoner: Writer's fears over Cummings return James Graham on his part in the Cummings saga | Boris Orbit Tower in debt | Jacob Rees Mogg on his farming ambitions | Prom night for royal cellist | Ed Balls told off by Yvete Cooper for wrestling suit...
21:17, 2019-08-23

Andrew Harper: Police forces around Britain pause for minute's silence to remember Pc A minute's silence has been by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported crime....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Cafer Aslan death: Hooded suspect wanted by police over shooting of Enfield cafe owner two years ago Murder detectives today revealed they are hunting a hooded suspect seen with petrol cans shortly before a cafe owner was gunned down and the getaway car torched two years ago....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Pensioner fleeced out of more than £2k by pickpockets who preyed on bus passengers A pensioner who was fleeced out of more than £2,000 by a pickpocketing duo who preyed on vulnerable bus passengers today said she now felt unsafe going out....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Female performers reporting harassment and unwanted sexual behaviour, union says Female performers at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival have reported being sexually harassed and assaulted while out promoting their shows, the actor's union says....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around the world"....
21:17, 2019-08-23

French authorities launch probe into rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case The chief Paris prosecutor has announced he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein....
21:17, 2019-08-23

More than 100,000 people back petition to save Belgravia flats where Duchess of Cornwall lived More than 100,000 people have signed a petition opposing plans to demolish the "aristo-flats" where Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall began their romance....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Bolsonaro: Macron shows 'colonialist mindset' by urging G7 to act on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro condemned his French counterpart's suggestion for the Group of 7 nations to discuss the Amazon wildfires as "colonialist" as no country in the Amazon basin would be present....
21:17, 2019-08-23

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow jail Friday, 30 days after being locked up for urging the public to join an unsanctioned protest....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc "deeply concerned" about South China Sea standoff Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday he is "deeply concerned" about recent developments in a long-running standoff in the South China Sea between Vietnamese and Chinese vessels....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Activists form 24-mile human chain across Hong Kong Demonstrators in Hong Kong formed a human chain across the island territory Friday to oppose governmental "tyranny," a controversial extradition bill and police brutality....
21:17, 2019-08-23

China hits back with new tariffs; President Donald Trump vows to 'respond' Friday The Chinese government retaliated against the United States on Friday by announcing two rounds of new punitive taxes on $75 billion worth of American-made products -- including a new 25 percent tariff on automobiles....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Japan to build new military facility on Miyako Island Japan will begin construction in October on new missile-related units and ammunition storage facilities on an island near the contested Senkaku Islands....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Putin directs Russian military to respond to U.S. missile test Just days after the United States tested a Tomahawk cruise missile with a 310-mile range, Russian President Vladimir Putin directed his military to pursue similar missile programs....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Russia launches its first floating nuclear power plant -- Akademik Lomonosov Russia launched its first floating nuclear power plant Friday, with plans to transport the vessel some 3,000 miles to the far eastern autonomous region of Chukotka, the country's nuclear agency said....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
20:51, 2019-08-23

Russia launches floating nuclear power station; environmentalists warn of ‘Chernobyl on ice’ A floating Russian nuclear power station that environmentalists are calling a potential “Chernobyl on ice” set sail Friday on a 3,000-mile journey across the Arctic....
20:51, 2019-08-23

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is warning of a “strong response” against the culprit....
20:51, 2019-08-23

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced....
20:51, 2019-08-23

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured him....
20:51, 2019-08-23

Family of detained British Hong Kong Consulate employee slams 'joke' prostitution allegations The family of a British Consulate employee detained in China is calling accusations that he solicited a prostitute while on a business trip “a joke,” as they fear he may be “mistreated” while in captivity....
20:51, 2019-08-23

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires ravaging the Amazon....
20:51, 2019-08-23

Trump Orders U.S. Businesses to Find Alternative to China President Trump said U.S. companies were “hereby ordered” to start looking for alternatives to doing business in China after Beijing said it would impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products....
19:17, 2019-08-23

They visited the Titanic for the first time in 14 years and saw this The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria....
18:17, 2019-08-23

These smart shorts tell you how to improve your workout Wearable technology has made big strides in recent years, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to shoes that vibrate to give you directions, tops that soak up air pollution, and a jacket that doubles as a solar-powered phone charger. Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger are among the brands getting in on the...
18:17, 2019-08-23

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel Macron to step in....
18:17, 2019-08-23

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir make a "mockery" of the position....
18:17, 2019-08-23

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide' The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network....
18:17, 2019-08-23

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong....
18:17, 2019-08-23

When You Learn That You've Been Living With Face Blindness In 2013, I was four months into my job at The Washington Post when we had a going-away party for a woman who was moving to Philadelphia. Everyone gathered around my section's little newsroom while our......
17:17, 2019-08-23

Yale Professor Lured Students To Island, Sexually Assaulted Them: Report Eugene Redmond, a longtime Yale University psychiatry professor, lured students to his research site on a Caribbean island, offering financial and professional support before sexually assaulting them......
17:17, 2019-08-23

Marvel And Sony's Battle For Spider-Man Wasn't Just About Money Whether you follow each creeping development of every comic-book property in Hollywood, or just generally think "Avengers" was kind of cool, you probably heard about the skirmish that has played out......
17:17, 2019-08-23

New Zealand Speaker Bottle-Feeds Baby In Parliament, Wins Over Internet New Zealand's parliament speaker is perhaps better practised at quieting MPs than calming babies, but images of the powerful politician doing exactly that went viral this week....
17:17, 2019-08-23

Vladimir Putin Vows "Symmetric Response" To US Missile Test Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he has ordered the military to prepare a "symmetric response" after Washington tested a formerly banned missile....
17:17, 2019-08-23

Sri Lanka Ends Emergency 4 Months After Easter Blasts Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state of emergency declared after Easter suicide bombings by Islamist extremists that killed 258 people, officials said Friday....
17:17, 2019-08-23

"Chernobyl On Ice": Russia Launches First-Ever Floating Nuclear Reactor Akademik Lomonosov Nuclear Reactor: Russia launched the world's first floating nuclear reactor, sending it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of a......
17:17, 2019-08-23

Divided G-7 Leaders Headed for Clashes at Tense Summit Once a showcase for international cooperation, Group of Seven summits have turned into minefields of geopolitical discord—and this year’s gathering promises another feast of high-level squabbling....
16:51, 2019-08-23

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting fresh urgency into rethinking the country’s usually skeptical stance toward the dangers posed by climate change....
16:51, 2019-08-23

Israeli Teenager Killed in West Bank Bombing An Israeli teenager was killed in a bombing at a natural spring near a central West Bank settlement, an attack that raises already high tensions between Israelis and Palestinians ahead of Israeli elections next month....
16:51, 2019-08-23

Putin Orders 'Symmetrical' Response to U.S. Missile Test President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s military to prepare a like-for-like response to a recent U.S. missile test, raising the prospect of a new arms race between the two Cold War foes....
16:51, 2019-08-23

China to Impose Tariffs on $75 Billion More of U.S. Goods China will impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods. The country will also resume tariffs of 25% on U.S. vehicles and 5% on U.S. auto parts starting Dec. 15....
16:51, 2019-08-23

Italian Party Leaders Face Tight Deadline to Form a Government Italy’s president gave party leaders five days to form a new government and avoid early elections that could deepen the uncertainty in one of Europe’s largest economies....
16:51, 2019-08-23

Barcelona hit by 30% rise in 'violent and intimidating robberies' The number of violent and intimidating robberies in the Spanish tourist city of Barcelona has increased by 30% since the beginning of the year, police say....
16:17, 2019-08-23

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
16:17, 2019-08-23

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled....
16:17, 2019-08-23

PM: International action needed to halt 'tragic loss' of Amazon rainforest to wildfires Boris Johnson has said he is "deeply concerned" by wildfires in the Amazon rainforest and has vowed to push for a renewed focus on tackling climate change at the G7 summit this weekend....
16:17, 2019-08-23

Aleksei Navalny, Released From Jail, Says Anti-Putin Protests Will Intensify Mr. Navalny, the high-profile Kremlin critic, was jailed last month after calling for protests against the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow elections....
15:51, 2019-08-23

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
15:51, 2019-08-23

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
15:17, 2019-08-23

Justice Dept. included anti-Semitic post in morning news brief to judges The post by VDARE featured links that directly attacked immigration judges with racially tinged slurs and a specific anti-Semitic reference about Jews and power....
15:17, 2019-08-23

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said....
15:17, 2019-08-23

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Is insufficient data Germany's biggest hurdle to tackling workplace discrimination? Germany has become more diverse in recent years. But diversity and inequality data is hard to come by. And when it's available it often lacks complexity, experts say. A look at the current situation and what it means....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Trump's ex-spokeswoman Sarah Sanders heads to Fox News Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is to join Donald Trump's favorite news outlet, Fox News. While spokeswoman, she was known for her quarrels with reporters and an uneasy relationship with the truth....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters to form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong were preparing to lock hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily reported a detained UK consulate official had been "soliciting prostitutes."...
14:51, 2019-08-23

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
14:51, 2019-08-23